FELTON BLOG

27
Nov

Luxury homes – an introduction

by Felton Constructions
The market for luxury homes in Australia seems to be alive and well, with demand for unique, top-end properties for high net worth individuals remaining strong. And it seems that the sky’s the limit in terms of what such clients desire from their homes. The influence of luxury resorts at the top end of the hospitality sector is now affecting home building trends, while TV shows such as Grand Designs are a good barometer of the value home owners place...
23
Jun

Luxury bedrooms 101

by Felton Constructions
With bedrooms increasingly conceived as more than just places for sleep, many clients for custom designed homes have specific requirements in terms of bedroom design. Master bedrooms, complete with ensuite bathrooms and walk-in-robes, are normally a given. However current trends in luxury home designs are also leading to the customisation of standard elements; for example, instead of ensuites, in-room baths and showers are growing in popularity. A statement tub, partially divided from the main bedroom area through the addition of an...
Having won industry awards and widespread recognition as an exemplar of the best that Sydney home builders can aspire to, the Bella Vista display home by Felton Constructions was created to demonstrate what well thought out luxury house plans and expertise in interior design and decoration can bring to a home. Clients in search of luxury modern homes are often referred to the Bella Vista home as an introduction into what Felton Constructions can offer; they typically leave inspired to...
Home builders in NSW are in high demand at the moment, and nowhere more than in the state’s capital; when it comes to cutting-edge residential architects Sydney is undoubtedly a hot spot, making it a cornucopia of opportunities as well as something of a gladiatorial arena in terms of competition. The resulting energy arguably makes the waterside city the heartland of Australia’s real estate craze. Living rooms and backyards across Sydney thrum with property chat, from the difficulty of getting...
18
Dec
Whether you’re searching for the ultimate in modern luxury homes or simply looking to add to your investment portfolio by building on land, it’s likely you’ll be seeking the services of one of the many new home builders in your local market. Some of the best new home builders on the market blend state-of-the-art construction techniques with quality workmanship to create homes that are functional, visually pleasing and comfortable to live in. They also utilise the most advanced products, materials: most modern luxury homes use the most advanced...
10
Jul
Having looked at luxury bedrooms, it’s time to venture further into the inner sanctum of the master suite to that essential bedroom addition, the walk in ‘robe, also known as ‘WIR’. Walk in robes are a feature in many master bedrooms, even in the ‘non-luxury’ sector, and particularly in newly built homes. So what differentiates a ‘luxury’ WIR from a more standard version? According to quality home builders, a key factor is size. As part of their luxury home designs...
18
Feb
If you’re engaging a home builder to create your ultimate dream home, it’s worth remembering that there are a wide range of million dollar homes to choose from in terms of style and design aesthetics.   Most luxury home architects or home builders will be able to provide you with a number of options in terms of the modern home designs on offer. To gain a ‘broad brush’ idea of what’s available, bear in mind that million dollar homes can...
23
Jul
Sydney’s luxury homes sector is widely regarded as one of the most high energy markets in Australia, while from a global perspective, recent reports indicate the New South Wales capital has one of the highest priced luxury residential properties in the world. Factors considered in this evaluation include the market record sale price, average price per square metre of luxury properties, the number of sales over $1 million, the number of listings over $1 million per capita, the percentage of...
03
Mar
If you’ve engaged one of Australia’s leading new custom home builders to create your million dollar home, you’re probably fairly confident that they will be able to walk you through the various stages of the design process. However, in order to come to it well prepared it’s worth knowing about some of the standard stages that many architects and home builders go through in designing a new building.   One: The Client Brief Many new custom home builders won’t start...
Luxury comes in many forms, but one of the most compelling versions in this Wi-Fiage is the notion of touch-button control. Many of our dreams about luxury lie in the idea of effortlessly controlling our environment, from switching on music to altering the temperature of our infinity pool. The rise of technology means that such things are no longer confined to the realms of fantasy. Many new custom home builders are able to create modern luxury homes in which technology...